A description of a method, thought by the programmer to be correct statistics, but which is not. An example is averaging together several averages of samples of different sizes. The correct way to do this is to average together all of the individual samples.
NAsa STRess ANalysis program. A program for solving large stress analysis problems. [“The NASTRAN User’s Manual”, SP-222(C3), NASA, 1976].
[na-stur-shuh m, nuh-] /næˈstɜr ʃəm, nə-/ noun 1. any plant of the genus Tropaeolum, cultivated for its showy, usually orange, red, or yellow flowers or for its fruit, which is pickled and used like capers. /nəˈstɜːʃəm/ noun 1. any of various plants of the genus Tropaeolum, esp T. major, having round leaves and yellow, red, […]
[nas-tee] /ˈnæs ti/ adjective, nastier, nastiest. 1. physically filthy; disgustingly unclean: a nasty pigsty of a room. 2. offensive to taste or smell; nauseating. 3. offensive; objectionable: a nasty habit. 4. vicious, spiteful, or ugly: a nasty dog; a nasty rumor. 5. bad or hard to deal with, encounter, undergo, etc.; dangerous; serious: a nasty […]
networking /nas’tee-gram/ 1. A network packet or e-mail message (the latter is also called a letterbomb) that takes advantage of misfeatures or security holes on the target system to do untoward things. 2. Disapproving e-mail, especially from a net.god, pursuant to a violation of netiquette or a complaint about failure to correct some mail- or […]